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Author Okorafor, Okore Apia.

Title Primary healthcare spending : striving for equity under fiscal federalism / Okore Apia Okorafor
Published Cape Town, South Africa : UCT Press ; Ottawa : International Development Research Centre, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 180 pages)
Contents Introduction -- Definitions and key concepts -- A conceptual framework -- The South African context -- Methods -- Equity in the distribution of PHC allocations in South Africa -- Process for PHC budgets and resource allocation in South AFrica from Nigeria -- Conclusions and recommendations
Summary Fiscal federalism is followed by Australia, India, Canada, and, Nigeria, as well as South Africa. This book explores the implications of a range of intergovernmental fiscal arrangements found in fiscal federal systems and how they impact on the equitable distribution of primary health care resources
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 158-172) and index
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Subject Health services administration -- South Africa.
Medical economics -- South Africa.
Primary health care -- South Africa -- Finance.
Primary health care -- South Africa.
Public health administration -- South Africa -- Finance.
Primary Health Care -- economics.
Primary Health Care.
Health Services Administration.
Public Health Administration -- economics.
South Africa.
Form Electronic book
Author International Development Research Centre (Canada)
ISBN 1552504891 (electronic bk.)
9781552504895 (electronic bk.)